4 Winter Home Improvement Projects

| 11/14/2016 12:07:00 PM

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Did you know that the buildings you spend the most time in, such as your home, can have a major impact on your health and well being? Sick buildings - those relatively few buildings that can cause serious health consequences - may get all the headlines, but there are countless ways that your home could be impacting your health in both positive and negative ways as well.

During the winter months, people spend more time indoors, so it makes sense that any issues your home may have will become more apparent, negatively impacting your health. Tackling these issues during the fall gives you time to get your home healthy and clean up any issues that summer’s heat and humidity may have brought on.

Your health can be directly impacted by the state of your home. Cleaning up certain areas using these tips will help you avoid health complications that a winter spent indoors can bring.

Tip 1: Keep Air Humid

The winter months are tough on everyone. You’re indoors more than you’d like, and all that togetherness tends to spread germs easily. One way you can make your home more comfortable during the winter months is by installing a central humidifier.